Pygmy Batis
Batis perkeo
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The pygmy batis is a northeast African endemic. The female in the nest was at the Kudu Lodge (near Moshi, 12-17), courtesy of Michael Harris and the adjacent male (Engikaret, 4-20) is courtesy of Per Holmen. The females in rows 1 & 3 were seen at Shambarai swamp (upper & left 2nd row, 9-18) and Engikaret (10-08). The nest was photographed at Kudu Lodge in Karatu (12-17), courtesy of Michael Harris. The juveniles in the 4th row and all of the others were seen at Kidapash-Shambarai. The right lower male subadult was photographed at Lake Baringo, Kenya. The left upper and right lower photos are courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. Click the above photo to see 11 enlargements including immatures.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Per Holmen, Michael Harris

Last Update this page: 2-11-22